Pediatric Surgery


Eunice Huang, MD, MS

Dr. Huang

Dr. Huang attended college at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. After studying medicine at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, she completed her general surgery residency at the Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center. She then came to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and completed a fellowship in pediatric surgery at the Le Bonheur Children's Hospital. Following her fellowship training, she accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

Dr. Huang has a Master's degree in Epidemiology through the UT Department of Preventive Medicine. She is currently a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a Member of the Association for Academic Surgery, American Pediatric Surgical Association, American Academy of Pediatrics - Section on Surgery, American Medical Association, Association of Women Surgeons, and the American Medical Informatics Association.

Research and Interests

  • Hirschsprung's Disease
  • Anorectal Malformation
  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis
  • Outcomes Research
  • Health and Biomedical Informatics

University Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics
  • Program Director, Pediatric Surgery Residency Program
  • Chief Research Biomedical Informatics Officer, Children’s Foundation Research Institute

Medical School

  • University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

Post Graduate Training

  • Residency: University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
  • Pediatric Surgery Fellowship University of Tennessee, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, Memphis, TN

Various Publications

  • Yuan-Hao C, Kuo TT, Huang EY, Hoffer BJ, Kao JH, Chou YC, Chiang YH, Miller J. Nicotine-induced Conditional Place Preference is Affected by Head Injury: Correlation with Dopamine Release in the Nucleus Accumbens Shell. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol. 2018 Jun 14. doi: 10.1093/ijnp/pyy055. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29905798.
  • Chen YH, Lin BJ, Hsieh TH, Kuo TT, Miller J, Chou YC, Huang EY, Hoffer BJ. Differences in Nicotine Encoding Dopamine Release between the Striatum and Shell Portion of the Nucleus Accumbens. Cell Transplant. 2018 Jan 1:963689718775382. doi: 10.1177/0963689718775382. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29807460.
  • Huang EY, Chang YJ, Huang SP, Lin VC, Yu CC, Huang CY, Yin HL, Chang TY, Lu TL, Bao BY. A common regulatory variant in SLC35B4 influences the recurrence and survival of prostate cancer. J Cell Mol Med. 2018 Jul;22(7):3661-3670. doi: 10.1111/jcmm.13649. Epub 2018 Apr 23. PubMed PMID: 29682886; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6010704.
  • Passaro RC, Savoie KB, Huang EY. Use of a Gastroschisis Feeding Guideline to Improve Standardization of Care and Patient Outcomes at an Urban Children's Hospital. Nutr Clin Pract. 2018 Aug;33(4):545-552. doi: 10.1002/ncp.10083. Epub 2018 Apr 4. PubMed PMID: 29617042.
  • Huang EY, Chang JC, Chen HH, Hsu CY, Hsu HC, Wu KL. Carcinoembryonic antigen as a marker of radioresistance in colorectal cancer: a potential role of macrophages. BMC Cancer. 2018 Mar 27;18(1):321. doi: 10.1186/s12885-018-4254-4. PubMed PMID: 29580202; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5870371.
  • Lin YH, Huang TL, Chien CY, Chen HC, Hsu HC, Huang EY, Wang CJ, Huang YJ, Wang YM, Huang CC, Chou SY, Liao KC, Fang FM. Pretreatment prognostic factors of survival and late toxicities for patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma treated by simultaneous integrated boost intensity-modulated radiotherapy. Radiat Oncol. 2018 Mar 20;13(1):45. doi: 10.1186/s13014-018-0990-5. PubMed PMID: 29554940; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5859644.

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Board Certifications and Certificates

  • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery, Pediatric Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, Memphis, TN

Dr. Huang is married to Raymond Gardocki and they have three children - Alex, TJ and Ryan.